There are 5 ways to get from Alicante to Nerja by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the bus from Alicante to Granada
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Nerja

$49 - $74

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Train, bus  •  10 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant Terminal to Beniel C-1
  2. Take the bus from Alcantarilla to Granada
  3. Take the bus from Granada to Nerja

$54 - $73

Drive  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Alicante to Nerja 276.1 miles

$50 - $75

Train to Valencia, fly to Malaga, bus  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
  2. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Malaga (AGP) VLC - AGP
  3. Take the bus from Malaga to Nerja

$90 - $315

Fly Alicante to Granada, bus  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Granada (GRX) ALC - GRX
  2. Take the bus from Granada to Nerja

$125 - $537

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No, there is no direct bus from Alicante to Nerja. However, there are services departing from Alicante and arriving at Nerja via Granada. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h.

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The distance between Alicante and Nerja is 348 km. The road distance is 441.8 km.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Nerja without a car is to bus which takes 9 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h to get from Alicante to Nerja, including transfers.

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Alicante to Nerja bus services, operated by ALSA, depart from Alicante station.

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The quickest flight from Valencia Airport to Malaga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Alicante to Nerja bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Nerja station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Alicante to Nerja is 442 km. It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to drive from Alicante to Nerja.

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Vueling Airlines and Iberia offer flights from Valencia Airport to Malaga Airport.

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Map of how to get from Alicante to Nerja.
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  • Distance: 217.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h

What companies run services between Alicante, Spain and Nerja, Spain?

You can take a bus from Alicante to Nerja via Granada in around 9 h.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Valencia to Malaga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Valencia to Malaga via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $440
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $500
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Bilbao, Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Barcelona, Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Ibiza, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Alicante to Granada via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Train operators
Murcia-Alicante Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
+34 (0) 902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant Terminal to Beniel
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
renfe.com
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Alacant-Terminal to Valencia Estacio del Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante to Granada
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Granada to Nerja
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Malaga to Nerja
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Website
alsa.com
Transportes Comes
Phone
956 291 168
Email
comercial@tgcomes.es
Website
tgcomes.es
Bus from Alcantarilla to Granada
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
tgcomes.es
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movelia.es

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There are 1853+ hotels available in Nerja. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Alicante to Alicante Airport is to bus which takes 25 min and costs .

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